A plumber has been fined £3000 for causing a gas explosion which blew up a pensioners’ bungalow and trapped its occupants beneath the rubble. Craig Hall left a gas pipe liable to come loose in Robin and Marion Cunningham’s home in Callander, Perthshire, by crucially failing to solder a vital 90
The Scottish Government will decide the fate of proposals for 159 new homes on the outskirts of Perth following concerns over the development’s transport links. Councillors were poised to approve the Oudenarde development last week at a meeting of Perth and Kinross Council’s planning and develop
An ageing housing block on the edge of Perth city centre is to be regenerated to complement plans for a nearby £30 million cinema and shopping complex. The Courier has reported that Perth and Kinross Council is planning an overhaul of St Catherine’s Square to ensure it fits in with the Mill Quart
A plumber has been found guilty of causing a gas explosion which blew up a pensioners’ bungalow and trapped its occupants beneath the rubble. Craig Hall left a gas pipe liable to come loose in Robin and Marion Cunningham’s home in Callander, Perthshire, by crucially failing to solder a vital 90
Deputy First Minister and cabinet secretary for education and skills, John Swinney MSP, performed a turf cutting ceremony yesterday to mark the official start of works to build a new secondary school at Bertha Park in Perth. Due to open in August 2019, Bertha Park High School will be the first addit
The designers for the revamped Perth City Hall and Perth Museum and Art Gallery have been unveiled following a competitive process. Metaphor has been appointed as the “interpretation and exhibition designers” for the city centre venues and will work with Mecanoo and Hoskins Architects, t
Nick Robinson and Stephen Hampshire of Expresso Property Expresso Property Limited has announced a major investment in mixed development property schemes which will transform three significant sites in Glasgow and Perth, and is actively seeking further development opportunities.
Taymouth Marina, a self-catering resort on the banks of Loch Tay in rural Perthshire, has announced the completion of its housing project as part of its overall £15 million development plan. The £1,425,000 housing project compiles of five self-catering properties located on the shores of Loch Tay.
Springfield Properties has released further information about the school, community facilities and house types which will be delivered at its new 3,000-home village, Bertha Park in Perth. The private and affordable housebuilder said the new village, just off the Inveralmond Roundabout in Perth, will
Planning permission has been granted for the internal works to allow the transformation of the former St John's Primary School in Perth into a £3.5 million creative hub. The building, which closed in 2011, will be completely transformed into a mix of office space and artist studio space where those
Multi-disciplinary design and engineering company BakerHicks has completed the complex structural engineering design for Perth & Kinross Council’s headquarters that included delicate work to repair and restore the building’s historic façade. BakerHicks was employed to provide structural eng
Plans for a £29 million housing estate, which will include low-cost homes aimed at helping people get on the property ladder, have been approved in Rattray. Springfield Properties has won permission to build 217 homes at its Kinloch Gardens site, off Glenalmond Road. The plan includes scope for 60
Perth Sheriff Court. By Simon Armstrong - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0 A biker died after being knocked off his machine by a road roller when a repair firm made critical errors in operating roadworks, a judge has ruled.